Before Maz Jobrani was a panelist on Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, he was an actor trying to get a break. On today’s show, we’ll talk to the Iranian-born comedian about being typecast as a terrorist.
Then, we investigate a problem facing many American workers: food theft. What motivates some people to steal another person’s lunch from the office fridge? We’ll talk about the ethics of office food theft, and answer the age old question: is it ok to use someone else’s salad dressing?
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- Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! panelist and comedian Maz Jobrani is out with a new memoir,I’m Not A Terrorist, But I’ve Played One On TV.
Compete for the Throne in a New Board Game
- Dr. Mary Flanagan is an artist, writer, inventor and founder of the Tiltfactor gaming lab at Dartmouth College. She launched a Kickstarter for her new game Monarch and it was successfully funded.
L.ive A.ction R.ole P.lay
- Claus Raasted is an author and avid “larper” –his latest project is crowd funding a Harry Potter-style LARP called “The College of Wizardry”.
- There’s a surprising amount that we don’t know about icicles - here to explain what we do know about them is NHPR’s Sam Evans-Brown.
- See photos from the icicle walk at this link.
The Sporkful Investigates Office Food Theft
- Dan Pashman is the host of WNYC’s podcast The Sporkful, and he’s here to talk about the politics and morality of office food theft.
- Ryan North, the creator of Dinosaur Comics has created this handy note to pass out to your co-workers if you discover your food has been taken. Click here to print.